Danone North America is a dairy behemoth — coming in at No. 4 on Dairy Foods’ 2020 Dairy 100 list of the largest dairy processors in North America. And it operates 13 plants to manufacture its many product lines. One of its largest — a 440,000-square-foot facility located in Minster, Ohio — is where the company produces Activia offerings, along with Danimals, Light + Fit, DanActive, Oikos, and Dannon.
Look at the website of Activia, a brand of Broomfield, Colo.- and White Plains, N.Y.-based Danone North America, and you might assume you've searched for wellness advice. The page features a tab for health professionals, as well as ones saying "What is gut health?" and "What are probiotics?"
The city of Dallas certainly has earned some bragging rights. It is home to the Dallas Cowboys, the most valuable team in the NFL (worth $5.5 billion in 2019, according to Forbes); the Texas State Fair, the biggest state fair in the nation (with more than 2,000,000 visitors annually); and the Dallas Arts District, the largest contiguous urban arts district in the nation.
Frontline Foods is a grassroots organization that supports local independent restaurants in efforts to feed front-line workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 19, 2020
Skyr company Icelandic Provisions announced the launch of its partnership and social media fundraiser for Frontline Foods, a grassroots organization that supports local independent restaurants and works with them to feed front-line workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sonoma County, California, might be famous for its many wineries and picturesque redwood trees, but it's also home to a number of impressive dairy processing operations. One such operation, tucked into the small town of Sebastopol, is a creamery operated by Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery.
According to new research published by New York-based IBISWorld, the United States is home to more than 1,200 dairy processing businesses. With that many players in the industry, it can be difficult for one company to find ways to stand out.
When Lifeway Foods Inc. purchased the former Golden Guernsey fluid milk plant in Waukesha, Wis., at a bankruptcy auction in 2013, it faced an uphill battle in readying it for production of the company’s signature 32-ounce kefir line. Although the 157,000-square-foot, 60-plus-year-old facility had “good bones,” its former tenant had shut down very quickly with no exit plan.